by LZ Granderson (CNN) — A detail in the fatal shooting of 14-year-old Shaaliver Douse by a New York Police Department officer earlier this month has been stopping me from grieving his death.
Daily Archive: August 25, 2013
This undated file film image provided by The Weinstein Company shows Oprah Winfrey as Gloria Gaines, left, and Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines in a scene from “Lee Daniels’ The Butler.” (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company, Anne Marie Fox, File) by Jake CoyleAP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” served up a second helping at the box office, topping the weekend with $17 million according to studio estimates Sunday.
A student rides a bicycle on the campus of Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File) by Andrew Welsh-HugginsAP Legal Affairs Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A student who took credit for anti-Islam fliers and racist cards posted at Oberlin College earlier this year called them a joke meant to get an “overreaction,” according to the student’s statements to campus security at the historically liberal Ohio college.
Attorney General Eric Holder acknowledges applause before speaking at a rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder says the spirit of the 1963 March on Washington now demands equal rights for gays, Latinos, women and people with disabilities.
In this photo taken Aug. 22, 2013, President Barack Obama walks along the West Wing colonnade of the White House in Washington before traveling to New York and Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) by Julie PaceAP White House Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly five years into his presidency, Barack Obama confronts a world far different from what he envisioned when he first took office. U.S. influence is declining in the Middle East as violence and instability rock Arab countries. An ambitious attempt to reset U.S. relations with Russia faltered and failed. Even in Obama-friendly Europe, there’s deep skepticism about Washington’s government surveillance programs.
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jarvis Jones (95) is looked at by trainers after being injured in the fourth quarter of an NFL preseason football game against…
Ayo Kimathi by Alicia A. CaldwellAssociated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department says an employee who runs a racist website predicting and advocating a race war has been put on paid administrative leave.
Eugene DePasquale Pennsylvania officials said this week that the agency that regulates amusement parks must develop a better system to track the inspection reports that parks are required by law to file.
The Spectacular Now, adapted from Tim Tharp’s book with the same title, is clever, witty, and the biggest movie surprise of the summer. Set in Athens, GA, Sutter Keely (Miles Teller) faces a broken heart, a new, unexpected love, a turbulent senior year of high school and alcohol dependency. Yearning so much to not be like his unreliable, flighty father, inevitably, he ends up just like him. Sutter totes a convenience store “big gulp” size cup with him everywhere drinking away his fears. He meets a quiet not-so-popular hometown girl, Aimee Finecky (Shailene Woodley), who changes his look on life as she overwhelms him with love and affection.
by Jose Pagliery Swipe your card at a local store and you might be creating some serious tax headaches for the business owner.